Gandhi Fellowship Programme for School children


Applications are invited for Gandhi Fellowship Programme from eligible candidates for 2017-19 academic year. The Gandhi Fellowship Program is designed to provide youth with the opportunity for personal transformation through self-discovery and thereby, contribute to the causes surrounding them.
It creates a legitimate space for young people to engage with social issues in a real manner and devote their energies to bring about school change through their tenure and effectively lead complex public systems in the future.
Area of work :
As a catalyst for school change, each fellow brings change in 5 schools by being a resource person for the school principals and by potentially impacting the lives of 1,000 children. Fellows assist teachers and identify when and where Headmasters (Principals) need extra support. Fellows interact and work with teachers, community members and education officials towards the goal of creating model schools.
Students of top colleges across India who have demonstrated leadership quality through their work in both academic as well as extracurricular activities can apply for the fellowship.
Extracurricular leadership can be identified in the form of school captain of sports / art club teams, house captain, president or secretary of college events, participation at state / national / international level competitions.
Entrepreneurial activities will be considered for leadership experience.
The fellow shall be entitled to an all-inclusive monthly grant of Rs. 14,000, a fixed monthly phone allowance of Rs. 600 and rent-free accommodation and other allowances as applicable. Of the monthly grant of Rs. 14,000, half shall be paid on monthly basis and the remaining Rs. 7000 would be retained as interest-free reserve amount. The cumulative reserve amount will be paid at the end of the term of Fellowship after the period of 23 months.

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